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BANDAI NAMCO Entertainment
51 rue des docks
69009 Lyon

Date : 02.04.2020
Ad posted a first time on 30.01.2020
Reference : AFJV-ETES150-17354

Bandai Namco Entertainment

"More fun for everyone"

Notre société BANDAI NAMCO Entertainment Europe fait partie du groupe japonais BANDAI NAMCO, acteur majeur de l'industrie du divertissement présent sur les marchés des jeux vidéo, du jouet mais aussi des parcs d'attractions, et est présente dans 15 filiales au niveau international. Nous intervenons depuis la France/Lyon dans 50 pays à travers le monde.

BANDAI NAMCO Entertainment Europe a réussi depuis plusieurs années à implanter et développer durablement le groupe au sein de la zone EMEA et Australasie en l'établissant en tant que référence sur le segment de l'animation japonaise (One Piece, Dragon Ball, Naruto...), en développant avec succès ses franchises historiques et nouvelles (Tekken, SOULCALIBUR, PAC-MAN, Dark Souls), mais aussi en éditant et distribuant de nombreux grands noms de l'industrie du jeu vidéo (CD Projekt Red, Level 5, FromSoftware, Outright Games, Slightly Mad Studios ...).

Quality Assurance Project Manager

Permanent contract Lyon (69)

Position Duties

Are you ready to live a thrilling experience in a fast-paced and multicultural environment where you can work on ambitious video games ? We have the perfect job opportunity for you !

Within the EMEA Headquarters of BANDAI NAMCO Entertainment based in Lyon, you join the Quality Control team under the supervision of his Manager.

You Manage and monitor all the test activities of the Games you are responsible for (Compliance, Functionality...). You ensure a constant follow-up, validate each test phase, and organize the information flows between the involved departments in accordance with company processes, budget and lead-times.

Your principal responsibilities will be as follows :
  • In partnership with the QC Manager, estimate the test leadtimes, constraints and budget for the projects you are responsible for
  • Constant monitoring and update of the schedules and test budgets and share the information with the internal and external parties involved
  • Constant communication and continual follow-up with the test vendors from start to finish on each project
  • Give information and advice to our direct contacts (Producer, Certification Project Manager...), evaluating the relevance and fixing priority of some bugs, in regards to the schedule, title release constraints, product quality and test budget
  • Evaluate and monitor the risks/issues related to submissions of console games and internal approval of PC games and update the relevant parties (Producer, Certification Manager...)
  • Follow-up the bug report database creation, and ensure the quality and accuracy of the information uploaded
  • Manage the manual and packaging checks, following the schedule made by the Printed Material Project Manager (Technical information, game controls and features available, as well as compliance with the Hardware manufacturer templates)
  • Stay in active contact with external vendors, providing them with the elements needed to optimize test accuracy, and follow-up daily technical feedback and associated costs

Candidate Profile

Experience, qualification and skills :
  • Degree in Project Management
  • A minimum of 3 years of experience in Project Management within the Video Games Industry
  • Fluency in English (written and spoken), a good French level is a plus
  • Mastery of Microsoft Office Software
  • The knowledge of project management tools as JIRA or HELIX would be appreciated
  • Strong knowledge of testing vendors' activities and constraints
  • Strong knowledge of video games production/ development cycles and technologies (Pc and console hardware)

Personality traits :
  • High level of organization and the ability to work independently
  • Project oriented, capability to handle several projects at the same time
  • Ability to manage process and workflows through multiple internal departments and external stakeholders
  • Rigorous and conscientious
  • Strong team work skills (with both internal and external parties)
  • Good communication and reporting skills, in both written and oral
  • Ability to learn and use new tools (Technological surveillance, hardware manufacturer tools, online tools, new testing methods...)
  • Curious
  • Enthusiastic

Additional Information

Job location : 51 rue des Docks, 69009 LYON - FRANCE
Start date : as soon as possible
Contract : full time (permanent)
Remuneration : NC


Please send us your resume and cover letter in English.
To: Responsable du recrutement